creative thinking | evidence based | outcomes focused
Evidence based Consultancy & Training for the...
Built Environment
Psycho-Social Environment

 Specialist consultants & training
for evidence based approaches to wellbeing
Care consultants | management consultants.

Activities, lifestyle & culture consultants.
 Master-planning & interior design consultants.

"A Refreshed Approach to Management, Services and Design Consultancy 
creating evidence based service provision, care models and transformative approaches to environmental design. We aim to improve life at work, leisure, in care and everyday in the community for the social care industry, nursing, elders and dementia, individuals, families, communities, customers, employees and organisation owners."

Awards, Speaking Engagements, Publications, Events + Clients

Specialists in the practical application of evidence, 
from wide ranging sources, to
environmental design and
human interaction.
We support vulnerable individuals and communities to optimise wellbeing for themselves and any support teams.

We implement proven care, activity and environmental design models to save social care, clinical and private costs in both the short and long term, while generating hugely beneficial outcomes;

including improved mood and increased productivity of the support team and people supported, hugely reducing staff turnover.

Our approach optimally future proofs your buildings and enhances sustainability / profitability.

We work with people and organisations in relation to dementia, autism, rehabilitation / transitional care, old age related conditions, loneliness, depression, nursing care, retirement, forensic, education to positively impact healthy ageing and optimal quality of life at every age across the breadth of a given community.

There are two main wings to our Evidence based Consultancy and Training services:
Service, Active Lifestyle & Care Model.
We work with Teams, Management & Leadership
Design Model, Master Planning & Interior Design.
We work with Leadership, Architects, Designers, Managers

We work with clients as specialist Wellbeing Consultants in design of the psycho-social and built environments.

Our flexible, evidence based frameworks and strategies rapidly increase wellbeing outcomes, accessibility, efficiency, productivity and enhanced lived experience. 
We transform every day life, care and support into an exciting, appealing and aspirational experience for staff, residents and all people using the service in the wider community. 
We focus on an active, creative, inclusive model at every stage of service and environment development, that goes to the roots of human sensory and psycho-social need.

Our award winning evidence based system, uniquely integrates care, support and environmental design models. We call these respectively: 

Chi™ Our system for consulting, training and developing staff team and Leadership behaviours and skill-sets. We focus minds on an evidence based approach that empowers delivery of the best possible day to day stuctures for wellbeing, active community culture and related acceleration of clinical health outcomes.
This includes models of management, values based recruitment & development, optimal modeling of day to day programmes, staff tasks and related behaviours to ensure flow, maximise positive affective states, optimse contact with know wellbeing assets. 

AriaDiCasa™ Our flexible design model for the built environment that like Chi™, takes into account evidence bases for enhancing and easing daily life experience for community members, service users and your team. Our design model positively transforms efficiency, accessibility, confidence, identity development, person-hood and provides the optimal physical framework for the basis of a vibrant, inclusive and active community culture.

We can work with management and leadership, or design teams and architects to assist, consult and train you in the application of evidence to master planning and interior design in order to deliver the optimal environmental confidence, accessibility, inclusivity and wellbeign outcomes to the buildings teams and users. We show you how to deploy evidence from anthropology, neuro-psychology, positive psychology, research into the senses, what are wellbeing assets and how can we ensure they are as present as possible at all times.

Our integrated model makes everyday life uplifting, active and enriching, minimising stressors and maximising the proven causes of wellbeing. We deliver environmental and social mastery at every possible opportunity. This does not cost more, it simply requires Teams, Leaders and Designers to be empowered with the clear evidence based model, routines and interactions that our frameworks provide. 

The built environment is transformed to be fully supportive of all wellbeing assets; Enriching every individuals' active life experience and the total community experience. Truly inclusive, choice focused, supportive of stress free navigation, the new building typology is a wholly integrated generator of the best of wellness, positivity and affective journeying in everyday life.

You can make it your own!

Our twin approach to positively revolutionising wellbeing, care and support. 
We want to put it in your hands. Whatever your sector:
Be it care, nursing, mental health, retirement, dementia, autism, social housing, social care and support, forensic, education or other.

  • Improving efficiency outcomes through transforming built environment models, team behaviors and leadership
  • Empowering owners, managers and staff teams - evidence based models mean knowing what makes a difference and how.
  • Increasing staff retention - shared goals, strong team working and a rational evidence based approach to daily life and routines, create a positive culture of shared known goals, with a choice of routes to delivery. The team feel their skill, and know that they are special and effective, with strong shared values - the key proven drivers of staff retention.
  • Inspiring volunteers, family and community: an inclusive culture and deeply positive brand identity that centres on an enriching active approach to daily life designed to be enjoyable and of benefit as widely as possible - fully inclusive and appealing to the wider community; while remaining fully accessible to the desired group/s being supported. Be the heart of inclusive living in your community.

We work with:

Organisations, Our partners are those who wish to achieve enhanced wellbeing outcomes for their staff and customers, alongside the proven clinical and productivity benefits this brings. They have a keen interest in future proofing their business while delivering positively transformative, inspirational, active and creative services.

Efficient and effective services that express an inclusive, positive and fun, attractive image to the world. Our model acts as a catalyst for enhancing and refreshing an organisation's services and their outcomes, boosting the daily experiences of their team and customers.

Industries we work with... (click here)

Our Services:

Chi™Team + Leadership, Service + Care Model Consultancy

  • Consultant and Advisor Role: 
    For Organisation Leads - with flexible 'as needed' service offer.
  • Workshops Provision & follow up Advisory Role:
    Demonstrating evidence based approaches to leadership and team behaviours, service models and service provision as relevant to your company, to enhance wellbeing, positive lived experience outcomes, efficiency and productivity for you, your staff and your customers. 
  • Service Model Design & Development + follow up Advisory Role:
    Bespoke for your needs, with option for full support during implementation and staff + team leads preparation. 
  • Review of Existing Services / Support Model:
    Report with recommendations for positive change, plus optional support for implementation of changes.
  • Wellbeing related Consultancy and Advisory Role to Leadership:
    If you need some additional expert input, and assistance with strategic thinking. For organisations in any sector where changing systems to place wellbeing, related health and staff retention foremost is a key issue.

AriaDiCasa™: Built Environment Consultancy: 

  • Specialist Consultants for Master Planning & Concept Design
        or other phases of a construction project as required.
  • Specialist Consultants for interior layout, Interior Design & redevelopment
        including advice and appraisals on fit out and decoration.
  • Review of Existing Buildings
        and Strategic Concept Design for re-development.
  • Workshops and Consultancy for Company Leads, Project Leads, Buildings Managers, Architects & Design Firms:
    Hugely advance your understanding of evidence based approaches to design for wellbeing, accessibility and inclusivity. We will guide you to understand, from an evidence based perspective, how design impacts mood, positive decision making, cognitive stress, wellbeing, confidence, identity formation, sense of safety, and the building's users daily lived experience. 
    You will achieve thorough understanding of the complete model and evidence based framework specific to your needs and client group. From there, you can make it your own, relevant to your clients and design preferences. Evidence based approaches are not about control, they ensure full awareness of the impact of design - they set you and your team free.

Further info about our work + Articles & News:

Accessible & Beautiful, truly inclusive Home Design
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Exceptional Contribution to Dementia Care Award Winners
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Care Futurology; cultural and purchasing change in the mainstream West, alongside a growing awareness of wellbeing means change for the care industry
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Nature, wellbeing and sense of place in design
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A vision for the the future, a manifesto for change